Laing Riot Grrrls

Today, we’re reading Olivia Laing’s “Riot Grrrl: When Teen Sisters Were Doing it for Themselves” from The Guardian. As you discuss in your small groups, please consider the following questions:  What does the cultural context of the early 1990s tell us about riot grrl zine culture?  How does the spirit of DIY-culture inform feminism?  Check out… Read More Laing Riot Grrrls

I Marched

Despite my love of sleeping in on weekends, I woke up early Saturday morning, made myself some coffee, and met up with some friends to attend the Memphis Women’s March. I’ve read a fair amount of news talking about the futility of demonstrations, but I want to push against this idea. For example, I expected the… Read More I Marched